The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 124 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -11
Contract jobs citing HP 31 97 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 2.34% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 5.84% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 67 54
Median daily rate £370 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £12.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year
-30.95% +36.69%
HP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1527 1661 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.41% 40.10% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 878 828
Median daily rate £410 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 79 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 12 £348 +11.20% 12
Lancashire -11 9 £410 +10.81%
Cheshire -10 7 £250 -33.33% 1
Cumbria +13 2 - - 1
Merseyside 0 1 £240 -43.52% 2
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HP.

1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.88%) VMware
4 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 26 (25.00%) SAN
5 26 (25.00%) Migration
6 25 (24.04%) Data Centre
7 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
8 21 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (20.19%) Citrix
9 20 (19.23%) Linux
9 20 (19.23%) HPUX
10 19 (18.27%) ITIL
11 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (16.35%) Solaris
13 16 (15.38%) AIX
13 16 (15.38%) Cisco
13 16 (15.38%) Finance
13 16 (15.38%) Service Management
13 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (14.42%) SQL
15 14 (13.46%) Oracle
15 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
15 14 (13.46%) IBM
15 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
16 13 (12.50%) Firewall
16 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (11.54%) Java
17 12 (11.54%) LAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.65%) Skype for Business
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.77%) Drupal
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) SAS
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.96%) CICS
6 1 (0.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Office
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) SAN
2 13 (12.50%) Firewall
3 12 (11.54%) LAN
4 10 (9.62%) VPN
4 10 (9.62%) WAN
5 9 (8.65%) DHCP
5 9 (8.65%) DNS
6 6 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (5.77%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.77%) VoIP
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (4.81%) FWSM
7 5 (4.81%) Internet
7 5 (4.81%) NAS
7 5 (4.81%) NX-OS
7 5 (4.81%) VLAN
8 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.88%) PBX
9 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) DB2
3 2 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (0.96%) Big Data
4 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.96%) Informix
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Selenium
2 5 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.85%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.88%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.88%) JUnit
4 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.88%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.92%) JMeter
5 2 (1.92%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.96%) Introscope
6 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.96%) Mockito
6 1 (0.96%) NUnit
6 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.96%) The Grinder
6 1 (0.96%) Toad
6 1 (0.96%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (13.46%) Consultant
2 11 (10.58%) HPUX Consultant
2 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.62%) Architect
4 6 (5.77%) Analyst
4 6 (5.77%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (4.81%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 3 (2.88%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) IT Analyst
7 3 (2.88%) IT Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Unix Consultant
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) J2EE
2 2 (1.92%) Middleware
2 2 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.96%) CSS
3 1 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.96%) JDBC
3 1 (0.96%) Node.js
3 1 (0.96%) PowerMock
3 1 (0.96%) Servlets
3 1 (0.96%) Spring
3 1 (0.96%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.77%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.85%) Replication
5 3 (2.88%) BYOD
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.92%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.92%) Life Science
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) FMCG
7 1 (0.96%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 22 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.23%) HPUX
3 20 (19.23%) Linux
4 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (16.35%) Solaris
6 16 (15.38%) AIX
7 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (10.58%) Unix
10 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
11 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
12 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
13 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Migration
2 19 (18.27%) ITIL
3 16 (15.38%) Service Management
4 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.58%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (7.69%) Project Management
6 6 (5.77%) Release Management
7 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.81%) Performance Testing
7 5 (4.81%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Time Management
8 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.88%) Network Design
9 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.88%) Test Management
9 3 (2.88%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Java
3 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.62%) VBScript
5 7 (6.73%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) Bourne shell
6 5 (4.81%) Korn
7 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.92%) C#
8 2 (1.92%) C++
8 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.92%) Python
8 2 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (0.96%) COBOL
9 1 (0.96%) JCL
9 1 (0.96%) Ruby
9 1 (0.96%) VB6
9 1 (0.96%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.69%) MCSE
6 6 (5.77%) MCSA
7 5 (4.81%) CCIE
7 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.85%) CCNA
8 4 (3.85%) Degree
8 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.92%) MCP
10 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.96%) CAPM
10 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.96%) MCDST
10 1 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.88%) XenApp
5 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.92%) Xen
7 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.96%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) SCOM
2 10 (9.62%) SCCM
2 10 (9.62%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (5.77%) AirWatch
4 6 (5.77%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (5.77%) Netcool
5 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.88%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.88%) OpenView
7 2 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.92%) vMotion
7 2 (1.92%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.88%) VMware
3 21 (20.19%) Citrix
4 16 (15.38%) Cisco
5 14 (13.46%) IBM
5 14 (13.46%) Oracle
6 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.73%) Brocade
7 7 (6.73%) Dell
7 7 (6.73%) Samsung
8 6 (5.77%) Apple
8 6 (5.77%) NetApp
8 6 (5.77%) Verint
9 5 (4.81%) CA
9 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.81%) Symantec
10 3 (2.88%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.88%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.92%) Polycom
11 2 (1.92%) SonicWALL
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